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Comprehensive cervical cancer control : a guide to essential practice


Published c2006
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Includes bibliographical references

Introduction -- WHO Recommendations -- 1. Background -- 2. Anatomy of the female pelvis and natural history of cervical cancer -- 3. Health promotion: prevention, health education and counselling -- Practice sheet 1. Health education -- Practice sheet 2. Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about cervical cancer -- Practice sheet 3. How to involve men in preventing cervical cancer -- Practice sheet 4. Counselling -- Practice sheet 5. How to use male and female condoms -- 4. Screening for cervical cancer -- Practice sheet 6. Obtaining informed consent -- Practice sheet 7. Taking a history and performing a pelvic examination -- Practice sheet 8. Taking a Pap smear -- Practice sheet 9. Collecting samples for HPV DNA testing -- Practice sheet 10. Visual screening methods -- 5. Diagnosis and management of precancer -- Practice sheet 11. Colposcopy, punch biopsy and endocervical curettage -- Practice sheet 12. Cryotherapy -- Practice sheet 13. Loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) -- Practice sheet 14. Cold knife conization -- 6. Management of invasive cancer -- Practice sheet 15. Hysterectomy -- Practice sheet 16. Pelvic teletherapy -- Practice sheet 17. Brachytherapy -- 7. Palliative care -- Practice sheet 18. Pain management -- Practice sheet 19. Home-based palliative care -- Practice sheet 20. Managing vaginal discharge and fistulae at home --

Annex 1. Universal precautions for infection prevention -- Annex 2. The 2001 Bethesda system -- Annex 3. How is a test's performance measured? -- Annex 4. Flowcharts for follow-up and management of patients according to screen results -- Annex 5. Standard management of cervical precancer -- Annex 6. Cervical cancer treatment by stage -- Annex 7. Sample documents -- Annex 8. Treatment of cervical infections and pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) -- Annex 9. How to make Monsel's paste -- Glossary


Publisher Geneva : World Health Organization
Pages 290
Possible copyright status IN_COPYRIGHT
Language English
Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive
Book contributor World Health Organization
Collection worldhealthorganization; americana

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